Heatwaves are one of the most important climate-related risks for Australians. Sometimes called the "silent killers, they cause the greatest number of deaths of any natural disaster type in Australia, and have significant impacts on infrastructure, agriculture and biodiversity. As the climate continues to warm, heatwaves are becoming hotter, longer and more frequent.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
- Heat waves (Meteorology)
- Greenhouse gases--Environmental aspects